December 9 2020 – Coats4Vets Initiative
for Homeless, Transitional, and in Need Veterans in the City of Woburn.
Woburn Police Chief Robert Rufo and Officer Mark Ohearn are seen donating “Coat4Vets Buckets”, winter jackets with assorted snacks and Covid 19 supplies to City of Woburn Veterans Agent Larry Guiseppe. The program is sponsored by The MASS Military Support Organization with support from The New England Patriot, Home Depot, Ocean State Job Lot, and the MASS Chief of Police Association.
September 30th 2020 – Fundraiser – November 30 2020
Ferullo Field Flag Pole Park
The Friends of Woburn Veterans wish to officially turn back over the area on Main Street in North Woburn, now called Ferullo Field Flag Park. All work to that area is now complete. Flag poles, walkway, benches, lighting, landscaping and irrigation system. The total cost of the project was $272,500.00, generated soley from local donations received by the Friends of Woburn Veterans.
To date, the Friends of Woburn Veterans organization has donated over $1,250,000.00 in veterans oriented projects to the City of Woburn. What an achievement! Thank you to all our friends and local businesses for your continued support. We look forward to continuing to construct and/or refurbish Veterans projects throughout our fine city!.
Wednesday November 11 2020 – VETERANS DAY 2020
Woburn Public Schools Middle School Visual & Fine Arts Veterans Day video
LINK TO VIDEO: https://youtu.be/NpEXso1fHME
Thursday November 12 2020 – Salem Street Bridge Dedication
Wednesday September 9th 2020 – The Cummings Foundation site review
Special review comments to Larry Guiseppe from Col. USA (MC) ret. Bill & Laura Shea of the Cummings Foundation….
“Larry.. What a wonderful site visit ! You have used Cummings Foundation funds wisely and effectively. You represent your country, the USMC and your community with the highest values. You make us proud to be Americans. Congratulations on a job well done! Please share this message with your committee members AND we will report of your Outstanding efforts on this project completion.”
Friday March 13th 2020 special FUNDRAISING event. ONE DAY ONLY!
DINING FOR A CAUSE
The 99 Restuarant, 291 Mishawum Road Woburn, MA 01801
Print out the above coupon (or swing by the VA office for a copy) and go into the 99 Mischawum Rd location anytime on Friday March 13th and eat. The restuarant will donate 15% of all sales (excluding online orders, tax and gratuity) from every customer to the Friends of Woburn Veterans.
This fundraiser is valid for ONE DAY ONLY – FRIDAY MARCH 13TH 2020!
March 29 2020 – Vietnam Veterans are Honored
Monday, November 25 2019
US Pavement Services – Thanksgiving Turkeys..
On May 8, 2019, Woburn Mayor Scott Galvin issued a proclamation to U.S. Pavement Services Founder and CEO Mike Musto for his continuous support and dedication to giving back to the veterans of the city of Woburn.
Swing by the Veterans office and pick up your complimentary Thanksgiving turkey while they last! Donated by Mike Musto and the entire Musto Family! Happy Thanksgiving!!
Monday, November 11th 2019
VETERANS DAY 2019
Thank you to everyone involved for another amazing Veterans Day! If you missed this years ceremony, enjoy the following video and images of the days events!
Veterans Day 2019 Video on the Common
Veterans Day 2019 Image 1 Veterans Day 2019 Image 2
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Veterans Day 2019 Image 5 Veterans Day 2019 Image 6
Friday, November 8th 2019
LORD HOBO BREWERY ANNOUCES FUNDRAISER TO BENIFIT FRIENDS OF WOBURN VETERANS
WHEN: Friday, November 8th 2019
WHERE: 5 Draper Street Woburn, M A 0 1 8 0 1
TIME: 11AM to Midnight
Lord Hobo Brewery Friends of Woburn Veterans
Saturday, November 2nd 2019
S/Sgt. John M. Ferullo Field Rededication & Military Flag Memorial
When: Saturday November 2, 2019
Time: Starting at 10:30am
Place: Ferullo Field, Main Street Woburn, MA
The park has been redesigned/upgraded to include 7 new flag poles; United States flag, MIA/POW flag and the 5 branches of our military services; Army, Navy, Marines Corp, Air Force and Coast Guard.
Ceremony to include special guest speakers, a flag raising ceremony followed by a free cookout. We wish to express a special thanks to:
- Joyce and Bill Cummings/Cummings Foundation, Inc.
- Mayor Scott Galvin
- Woburn City Council
- Woburn Recreation Department
- Woburn Engineering Department & Public Works Department
- Koster & Sons Construction, Inc.
- Quinn Electrical Service, Inc.
- Kenton Landscaping and Masonry
- Heimlich Landscaping & Construction
- Skylight Studios, Inc.
- Woburn Lions Club
- Kiwanis Club of Woburn
Sponsored by: The Friends of Woburn Veterans Organization